Is The 505 Trillion Dollar Interest Rate Derivatives Bubble In Imminent Jeopardy?

dollar money bubbleAll over the planet, large banks are massively overexposed to derivatives contracts.  Interest rate derivatives account for the biggest chunk of these derivatives contracts. 
NYSE:GLD May 26, 2015 11:52am

Iceland Isn’t Greece… It’s Worse [Global X Funds, iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (ETF)]

icelandPeter Krauth: After printing $4 trillion since 2008, we've little to show for it.
NYSE:EEM October 9, 2014 3:34pm

If You Are Waiting For An “Economic Collapse”, Just Look At What Is Happening To Europe

Economy recessionIf you are anxiously awaiting the arrival of the "economic collapse", just open up your eyes and look at what is happening in Europe.  The entire continent is a giant economic mess right now.  Unemployment and poverty levels are setting record highs,
NYSE:EWI January 8, 2014 6:37pm

Portugal ETF Gets A Strong Start

portugalGlobal X added another product to its lineup on November 13 with its Portugal ETF. This debut was well received by the market as the country is slowly exiting its bailout program. Further optimism is being laid by the European economy,
NYSE:PGAL December 6, 2013 7:05pm

Global X Launches The First Portugal ETF (PGAL)

global x fundsAlthough debt problems remain across Europe, many securities in the region have performed quite well this year. In fact, broad ETFs tracking the region such as VGK or EZU have added more than 14% YTD, while they have also outperformed
NYSE:EIRL November 14, 2013 4:44pm

20 Signs An Economic Depression Has Already Started In Europe

europeThe next Great Depression is already happening - it just hasn't reached the United States yet.  Things in Europe (NYSEARCA:VGK) just continue to get worse and worse, and yet most people
NYSE:EWI April 29, 2013 10:41pm

Is The Cyprus Money Grab Coming To A Bank Near You?

banksCyprus is a beta test.  The banksters are trying to commit bank robbery in broad daylight, and they are eager to see if the rest of the world will let them get away with it.  Cyprus was probably chosen 
ETF BASIC NEWS March 17, 2013 8:16pm

17 Signs That A Full-Blown Economic Depression Is Raging In Southern Europe

europeWhen you get into too much debt, eventually really bad things start to happen.  This is a very painful lesson that southern Europe is learning right now, and it is a lesson that the United States will soon learn as well.  It simply is not possible to live way beyond your means forever. 
NYSE:VGK March 14, 2013 4:00pm

The Government Debt Bubble Will Eventually Burst

debtMichael Snyder: Why are so many politicians around the world declaring that the debt crisis is "over" when debt to GDP ratios all over the planet continue to skyrocket?  The global economy has
NYSE:FAS January 20, 2013 11:46pm

20 Shocking Facts About The Collapse Of Europe

Michael Snyder: The economic implosion of Europe is accelerating.  Even while the mainstream media continues to proclaim that the financial crisis in Europe has been "averted", the economic statistics
NYSE:EUO January 9, 2013 12:05am

The 8th Largest Economy In The World Is Being Overwhelmed By A Tsunami Of Debt (EWI, EWP, EWG, VGK, EUO)

Guess who is going to need a bailout right after Spain (NYSEARCA:EWP)?  The Italian economy is the 8th largest economy on the entire planet and right now it is being absolutely overwhelmed by a tsunami of debt.  In an attempt to address this problem
NYSE:EUO September 6, 2012 1:33pm

Lord Jacob Rothschild, John Paulson & George Soros Are All Betting On A Financial Collapse

Michael Snyder: Are you willing to bet against three of the wealthiest men in the entire world?  Jacob Rothschild recently bet approximately 200 million dollars 
NYSE:FAZ August 20, 2012 8:20pm

Down Goes Britain: The UK Economy Tumbles Deep Into Recession (IEV, GREK, EWU, EWQ, EWI, EWP, VGK)

Michael Snyder: The economic crisis that is sweeping Europe (NYSEARCA:IEV) is starting to hit Britain really hard.  Over the last couple of years economists have been warning that we can't let the "contagion" spread from troubled nations such as Greece
NYSE:EWI July 26, 2012 11:22am

Jon Nadler: The Gold Bugs Have It All Wrong (GLD, IAU, SLV, PHYS, AGQ)

Dominique de Kevelioc de Bailleul: If there’s an interview that almost proves beyond a shadow of a doubt that Kitco’s Jon Nadler has an agenda outside the interests of the American investor, the Jun. 22 interview on Bloomberg with Tom Keene
NYSE:AGQ June 28, 2012 10:30am

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